Dr. Takeshi Morita received B.Eng., M.Eng. and Dr.Eng. degrees in precision machinery engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1994, 1996, and 1999, respectively. After being a postdoctoral researcher at RIKEN (the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) and at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), he became a research associate at Tohoku University in 2002. Since 2005, he has been an associate professor at the University of Tokyo. His research interests include piezoelectric actuators and sensors, their fabrication processes, and control systems.